Meillac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Combourg at 5 km from Meillac

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Meillac is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Meillac in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Combourg at 5 km and Dol-de-Bretagne at 16 km.

Meillac, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 5 km (direction east)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to...

See Combourg guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for books....

See Becherel guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 18 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views across...

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure its...

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century church...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 30 km (direction north-west)

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and...

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at 30 km (direction north-west)

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still...

See Dinard guide

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Map of places to visit near Meillac


Markets in and near Meillac

  • Combourg: market Monday (4km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (18km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (23km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (28km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (29km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (30km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Meillac, France

What to do at Meillac? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Meillac.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (7km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (16km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (20km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (25km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (26km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (40km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (41km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (14km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (20km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (28km)
  • Île des Rimains (30km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (30km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (31km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (31km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (31km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (32km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (32km)
  • Couesnon (32km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (32km)
  • Île du Guesclin (32km)
  • Île Besnard (33km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (33km)
  • Île des Landes (33km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (33km)
  • Cézembre (35km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (36km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (37km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (41km)
  • Cap Frehel (48km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (50km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (18km)
  • Saint-Malo (31km)
  • Le Rheu (35km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (36km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (42km)

Geography and distances

Meillac is in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Meillac is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meillac

Canton: Combourg

Arrondissement: Saint-Malo

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35270

Distance to Meillac

from Rennes (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 874 km

from Bordeaux: 409 km

from Strasbourg: 704 km

Getting here

Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car with the cross-channel ferry port at Saint Malo keeping driving time to a minimum. For driving distances to Meillac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combourg, Lanhelin and Saint-Domineuc.

This page in French: Visiter Meillac